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Vivitar 285HV Flash [GN120] {Bounce, Zoom}

KEH Model# 271285
Grade Notes Price Qty
With Metal Foot; Household Sync
Engraved; With Metal Foot, Household Sync
With Metal Foot; Household Sync
Engraved; With Metal Foot, Household Sync
With Metal Foot; Household Sync

* AS IS means usable for parts only. Equipment may or may not work. No warranty or return available.


Vivitar 285HV Flash [GN120] {Bounce, Zoom} Description


Powerful automatic exposure range to 70 ft. Guide Number: 120 (ISO100/ft.). * Control flash distance range and depth of field with four auto f/stop settings. * Auto ThyristorT circuitry for more flashes and faster recycle time. * Vertical bounce flash for softer, professional quality lighting. * Built-in variable power for convenient fill flash and rapid sequence photography. * Removable sensor for off-camera automatic flash with optional cord.

The built-in variable power of the Vivitar 285HV auto professional flash provides you with fill flash and the ability to shoot properly exposed rapid-sequence pictures. This vertical bounce flash gives your photographs soft, professional lighting. The four f-stops give you control over the flash distance range and the depth of field, while the auto Thyristor circuitry allows for a faster recycling time as well as more flashes per set of batteries. This smart flash has a sufficient light indicator that allows you to make the most of your photos. Includes a variable power control with optional VP-1 remote sensor capability .

KEH Specifications

  • Mount: Shoe
  • Bounce Head: Yes
  • Swivel Head: No
  • Coverage: 27° -  70° 
  • Zoom Head: 28mm - 105mm
  • Recycle Time: 4.8 - 10.4 seconds
  • Battery Type: Four AA batteries
  • Dimensions: 4.0" x 5.2" x 4.2"
  • Weight: 14.9 oz


General information

Manufacturer Part Number 233965
Manufacture GTIN 0019643339651
Brand Name Vivitar
Product information
Number of Batteries Supported
Product Model
Minimum Flash Recycle Time
4.8 Second
Maximum Flash Recycle Time
10.4 Second
Minimum Synchronization Shutter Speed
Maximum Synchronization Shutter Speed
Power Source
  • AC Adapter
  • Battery
Light Angle
  • 53° Vertical (Flash)
  • 70° Horizontal (Flash)
Flash Modes
  • Automatic
  • Manual
Battery Size Supported
  • AAA